John Collins
John Collins

Obituary of John O. Collins

Collins, John Ortner, 90, of St. Petersburg passed away May 28, 2020. He was born in Brooklyn, NY. He was a proud veteran of the USMC, and continued to live his life with all the independence and strength that that entails. A devoted husband, he was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Kathryn in 2018, and is survived by his 3 children, Anne Marie, John, Kasey; 8 grandchildren; and one great-grandson. John retired from the City of New York in 1977, and relocated to St. Petersburg where he continued to work as an environmental engineer. There will be a funeral mass held at St. Jude Cathedral, Thursday, June 4th at 9:30 AM followed by committal service at Calvary Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to Suncoast Hospice.

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